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Link for Sunday, May 9, 2021 Worship Service

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Bulletin for Sunday, May 9, 2021

WELCOME TOST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST223 West College Avenue, Bluffton, OH 45817May 9, 2021Sixth Sunday of EasterRev. Katherine Beckett (567-226-1009) Church (419-358-5641)E-mail: blufftonstjohnsucc@gmail.comWebsite: http://www.blufftonstjohns.com No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome … Continue reading

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Strengthen the Church Offering May 23

On Sunday, May 23, which is also Pentecost Sunday, St. John’s will receive contributions for Strengthen the Church. The Strengthen the Church offering supports the expansion of ministry and growth of UCC local congregations. Your support of this offering will … Continue reading

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Special Sundays in May

Sunday, May 9, Flowers for Mother’s Day This May, geraniums and other flowers will be planted around the church lawn. If you are interested in providing one or more plants for this project, please bring them to the church on … Continue reading

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From the Pastor’s Pen: Prayer

Prayer is something we all probably could do more often.  Prayer brings us into deeper communion with God.  Being in communion with God has a positive effect on us.  It is hard to get into the habit of spending time … Continue reading

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Friends Together (John 15:9-17) Sixth Sunday of Easter

Rural Life Sunday/Mother’s Day Church coffee hour is as important a weekly ritual as church worship. On this Rural Life Sunday, consider how your church community is intentional about making relationships with the farmers who produce the treats you enjoy … Continue reading

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2021 Vacation Bible School

Save the dates of Sunday, July 18 through Thursday, July 22, 2021 for the Bluffton Community Vacation Bible School. St. Mary’s Catholic Church hosts this year’s VBS. The theme is Rocky Railway: Jesus’ Power Pulls Us Through. Further information will … Continue reading

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Blanket the World With Love

Throughout the month of April, St. John’s UCC collected contributions for Church World Service blankets which cost $10.00 each. In 2020, congregations provided 21,855 CWS blankets to families impacted by the pandemic, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and other crises including homelessness … Continue reading

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This Week at St. John’s UCC

Sunday, May 2, in-person worship begins at 10:30 a.m.  Face masks and social distancing are required.  Guest speaker is Ron Geiser who will be speaking on “The Truth Makes Free”. One Sunday School Class will meet in Oppermann Hall at … Continue reading

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Facebook Page

You are missing out on a super way to advertise our church if you are not sharing with many of your other Facebook friends St. John’s Facebook page.  There are many interesting articles posted every day.  “Friend” all of your … Continue reading

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